Langtang Valley Trek

Duration: 11 Days   |   Based on 2 Reviews
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House
  • Group Size: 1+
  • Max Elevation: 3800 m

Langtang Valley trekking takes place in the Langtang region, situated directly north of Kathmandu and lies in close proximity to Tibet. This trek falls within the Langtang National park and is a full wilderness trek. The region is also home to Tamang ethnic people who follow Tibetan Buddhism and culture.

Surrounded by snow-capped mountains on all sides, the Langtang region is a trekkers paradise offering the most beautiful views of valleys and Himalayan peaks. The trail passes through dense forests of oak and pine offering you the chance to see wildlife up-close. The stretch of forest around Ghoda Tabhela in the lower Langtang Valley and below Gosain Kunda is famous for the red panda. Other animals that you may encounter on the way include Himalayan black bear, Ghoral, grey langur monkey, Himalayan Thar, musk deer, and snow leopard.

You can visit Langtang valley that was recently destroyed by the earthquake as well as explores the high valley of Lang shisha, Yala Peak and Tsero Ri. All along the trail, you will enjoy breathtaking majestic views of Langtang and Ganesh Himalayan ranges such as Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Yala, Cheko Ri, Ganesh Himal, etc. You will also visit Kyangjin Gomba, a yak cheese factory and Langtang glacier. 

Highlights

  • Visit naturally blessed Langtang valley and Langshisha valley
  • Trek through wilderness and encounter rare animals such as Red Panda Himalayan black bear, ghoral, grey langur monkey, Himalayan Thar, musk deer and snow leopard
  • Spectacular close-up view of Langtang range and Ganesh Himal Tibetan, Tamang and Sherpa people who are differ than other Sherpa.
  • Learn about Tamang and Tibetan culture
  • Visit Kyangjin Gomba and Cheese factor

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, Global Adventure Trekking staff will meet you and coordinates transfer to Hotel.
  • BLD
  • Hotel

• Pashupatinath Temple: Nepal's most sacred Hindu shrine and considered one of the greatest Shiva sites, is located on the banks of the Bagmati River five km north-east of Kathmandu Valley.

• Boudha Nath Stupa: The largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the centre of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism.

• Monkey Temple: Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in the northwest parts of the temple.

• Kathmandu Durbar Square: Also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. The Durbar Square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries.

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  • Hotel

After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu. Enjoy the Himalayan views and mountainous lifestyle through the terraced fields and rustic villages. Take Lunch at the Trishuli Bazar before continuing further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we descend down to Syabrubesi.

  • BLD
  • Hotel
  • 1,550m

This is our first day of trekking today. Follow the Langtang Khola River. Pass through the dense forests. Cross several suspension bridges. We also pass by a tea houses. The trail goes up and down but it’s not that challenging.

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  • Hotel
  • 2,380m

Today after breakfast, we start our trekking day towards the village of Langtang Village or Mundu. Our trail continues along dense forests. After making a steady climb up through the valley, we leave the tree line behind us. Enjoy the marvelous views of Langtang Lirung. On the way to Mundu, you will also pass the Langtang Village, which was severely affected the the earthquake last year. Langtang Valley alone lost 400 lives, flooded away by an earthquake-triggered avalanche, destroying an entire village and infrastructures. We also see the ruins of Langtang Village, where life is slowing building back and a few tea-houses are reopened.

  • BLD
  • Tea House
  • 3,430m

After breakfast, we will start our journey to Kyangjin Gompa, a principal monastery of the region. You will pass by water mills, prayer wheels, Chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them. Also pass the largest Mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them. The prayers written on the Mani wall is supposed to be blown away by the wind. After the short trek, you will spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the Buddhist shrine and surrounding areas with the amazing views of the mountains.

  • BLD
  • Tea House
  • 3,870m

After taking morning tea and breakfast, we get out of the village and pass on through yak pastures and start for visiting to Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft) for mountain sunrise views. Since, we are really getting into the high altitudes; you might start feeling the thin air. In the afternoon return to Kanjin Gompa-surrounded by the Himalayas all around. You can take a walk around Kanjin Gompa enjoying the views, glaciers, icefalls, birds and yaks.

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  • Tea House

Trek back to Lama Hotel is also pleasant walking as you are facing to the southern area and looking at the missing views which you may left on the way up. Ovetrnight at Guest.

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We are trekking back through the same way. You do have much chance to encounter Red Panda along the Rhododendron and Bamboo forest. Arrival and check in Hotel. 

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After having the breakfast we process to take a bus riding to Kathmandu. Arrival and transfer to Hotel. Evening farewell dinner will be offer.

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Having breakfast we will transfer you for final departure. 

  • Breakfast

What's included

  • Airport picks up and drops off
  • 3-night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • One full-day guided tour in KTM as per itinerary.
  • Langtang National Park Entry Permit.
  • Land transportation to and from by bus
  • 7-night lodge Accommodation while trekking.
  • Experienced English Speaking Trekking Guide
  • Safe Drinking Water while in the mountain.
  • TIMS-Card (Trekker Information Management System)
  • Full board Meals while in the trekking (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Complimentary Sleeping bag and Down Jacket if required.
  • Personal expenses and all kind of drinks
  • Clients personal Insurance,
  • Tips to your Guide and Porter (not mandatory but expected),
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Laundry services, telephone,
  • Kathmandu Heritage entry fee
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter, Airport tax and custom clearance
  • Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade, etc.
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